Some of the best things to look forward to when summer comes around are all the opportunities to get out and enjoy live music. No matter where you’re from, outdoor entertainment is the best way to pass the time during the lazy, hazy days of summer. Throw in some live music, cold drinks, and tasty food, and you’ve got yourself a good time! If you’ll be on the island this summer, here are some Hilton Head concerts you don’t want to miss.

Shelter Cove Harbourfest

Shelter Cove HarbourFest is a weekly summer celebration with live music, entertainment, and kids’ activities. They also have fireworks every Tuesday night, plus Thursday, July 4th, of course! This year’s HarbourFest lineup features Cappy the Clown, singer/songwriter Shannon Tanner, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band & so much more! Bring the whole family out for tons of fun all summer long.

Shannon Tanner
Two Shows: 6:30pm & 8pm
May 27 – June 7 (Mon/Tues/Wed/Thur)
July 4 (Thur)
June 10 – August 21 (Mon/Tues/Wed)

Parrot Palooza with Shannon Tanner & The Oyster Reefers
June 13 – August 22 (Thur)
(Family show week of July 4)
Labor Day Weekend: August 31 & September 1

The Rooftop Bar at Poseidon

Establishing itself as a top music spot on Hilton Head Island, the Rooftop Bar sits atop the lively Poseidon restaurant with breathtaking sunset vistas of Broad Creek. Whether unwinding with a cocktail or hitting the dance floor with friends, the Rooftop Bar promises an unforgettable experience with its music, ambiance, and stunning views of the island’s waterfront. With sunset panoramas, live entertainment, dancing, a fantastic bar, and a resident DJ, the Rooftop Bar is the ultimate music destination on Hilton Head.

Dueling Pianos
Every Thursday, they host a Dueling Pianos event featuring Sterling Colvin and David Diagnault. General admission is only $5, but it won’t guarantee you a seat or a table. You can reserve a table for four for $50, a table for six for $100, and a VIP booth for ten for $200. Doors open at 4pm and the event starts at 8pm. This lively event will have you laughing and dancing the night away!

The Southern Heat Band
This Friday, May 31st, head over to the Rooftop Bar for some classic rock, surf, and soul. The Southern Heat Band’s show starts at 9pm, the cover charge is only $5, and VIP booths for ten are available for $200.


When you need to get out for some live entertainment, these Hilton Head concerts are sure to please. Spend your mornings on the beach, your days on the trails, and your nights enjoying the sounds of summer.